According to the Chicago-based company ComPsych, workers in the health care industry are among the most stressed of any profession.1 That stress does come with a lot of positives – helping people, flexible hours, and solid pay and medical benefits – but recognizing and managing stress is still…

The Holiday Season is in full swing; we’re told this is the time of year to be generous in our giving with kindness in our hearts. Well that’s a wonderful sentiment, but as much as we’d all like to, not everyone has the financial capacity for giving, or the spare time for volunteering.
BUT – and…

Beloved comedian and actor Bob Hope once said “If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.”  Fortunately we live in a country filled with the most generous citizens in the world*. Here are some numbers that demonstrate your collective generosity#:

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Whether it’s donating to patients in need of transfusions, providing for communities that have been ravaged by a natural disaster or simply making an effort to shore up supplies, blood drives are a great way for people to easily provide for the needy. And if you’re a health care professional,…

Born and raised in San Lorenzo, CA, Shanandrea, 30, and fiancé David are getting married next summer. Shanandrea is step-mom to two daughters – Aricela, 10, and Angelina, aged 16. Shanandrea enrolled with us in April this year; she’ll complete her Medical Billing & Coding (MBC) program in…

Success comes in many forms. As Carrington College students, you all measure your own personal success in completely different ways. Ask ten different students “What’s your biggest success?” and you’ll get ten different answers…

My biggest success to date is just going back to school

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If you’ve recently earned a medical assisting degree and are looking for a job, or are considering entering a dental assisting program and are wondering what kinds of professional opportunities will await you upon graduation, there are several non-traditional options you may want to consider.